People

We are leading experts in our fields and have a wide range of specialised interests in business analytics, operations, supply chain management and logistics, extractive industries and sustainability. We invite contact from prospective postgraduate research students.

Meet the team

Head of Department

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Dr Abhijit Sengupta

Head of Department of Business Transformation, Associate Professor (Reader) in Business Analytics

Deputy Head of the Department

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Dr Andrew Hill

Senior Lecturer in Analytics

Academic staff

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Professor James Aitken

Professor in Operations Management

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Dr Rosie Cole

Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Supply Chain Management

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Dr Karen Dennis

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

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Professor Ali Emrouznejad

Professor and Chair in Business Analytics

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Dr Masoud Fakhimi

Lecturer in Operational Research

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Dr Colin Fu

Senior Teaching Fellow in Business Analytics, Programme Director MSc Business Analytics

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Dr Wolfgang Garn

Senior Lecturer in Analytics

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Dr Vikas Grover

Senior Teaching Fellow in Management Information Systems

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Dr Andrew Hill

Senior Lecturer in Analytics

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Professor Gavin Hilson

Professor and Chair of Sustainability in Business

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Dr Yanfei Hu

Lecturer in Sustainable Enterprise

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Dr Athina Ioannou

Lecturer in Business Analytics

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Dr Vahid Mirza Beiki

Lecturer B (Assistant Professor) in Operations Management

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Dr Philip Murray

Senior Teaching Fellow Operations Management Programme Director BSc Business Management

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Dr Abhijit Sengupta

Head of Department of Business Transformation, Associate Professor (Reader) in Business Analytics

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Deji Sotunde

Senior Teaching Fellow in Project Management

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Dr Mahdi Tavalaei

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Digital Transformation

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Dr Mehdi Toloo

Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics

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Dr Christopher Turner

Lecturer in Business Analytics

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Professor Yu Xiong

Associate Vice President (External Engagement); Chair Professor of Business Analytics; Director of Surrey Centre for Innovation and Commercialization; Director of Surrey Academy for Blockchain and Metaverse Applications

Visiting staff

NameRole
Chris IbbottVisiting Professor
Linghuan LiVisiting Researcher
John OwenVisiting Researcher
Hong WangVisiting Researcher

Postgraduate research students

NameRole
Athary AlwaselPostgraduate Research Student
Estrela AntonioPostgraduate Research Student
Eleanor MillPostgraduate Research Student
Titus SauerweinPostgraduate Research Student
Madeline YoungPostgraduate Research Student
Jing YuPostgraduate Research Student
Ying ZhangPostgraduate Research Student